A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Richie Power Sr and Richie Power Jr have the distinction of being one of the father and son combinations where both parties won a senior All-Ireland. The final experiences against Tipperary were mixed, but the father passed on important lessons...
Sun, 04 Sep, 2016
Thu, 01 Sep, 2016
Thu, 04 Feb, 2016
The flooding of 14 houses in Limerick last Saturday night when a canal burst its banks has sparked a war of words between Limerick City and County Council and Waterways Ireland.
Wed, 16 Dec, 2015
Thu, 07 May, 2015
Thu, 29 Jan, 2015
US police have a suspect in custody after reports of gunfire at an Atlanta-area primary school, an official said.
Tue, 20 Aug, 2013
A sheep thief was caught red handed at a mart in Kerry after a lamb he was trying to sell spotted his owner in the crowd and ran to him.
Sat, 11 May, 2013
“We’re confident but need to improve,” and “Confidence has returned and the trade is improved” — similar comments from mart managers this week, first to sum up their counties’ prospects in the All Ireland hurling replay, and secondly to describe the mart trade.
Thu, 13 Sep, 2012
The trouble with buying cattle in the mart these days is that there are too many buyers, and not enough sellers. It’s as simple at that.
Thu, 17 May, 2012
IT has been another happy week for sheep farmers, as lamb prices significantly improved at the factories.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2011
THERE has been further easing in lamb prices at factories for this week, continuing the trend of the past month.
Thu, 15 Sep, 2011
A CATTLE drover who suffered a severe kick to the groin from a Limousin bullock at a cattle mart resulting in significant trauma and injuries is entitled to damages against his employer, Cavan Co-op Mart.
Thu, 10 Mar, 2011
THERE will be a sense of bringing it all back home at the Connemara Pony Show in Clifden, Co Galway, on Thursday.
Tue, 18 Aug, 2009
THERE has been a glimmer of hope for hard-pressed lamb producers, as price recovery continued for a second consecutive week.
Thu, 21 Aug, 2008
Marts: Trade for the heavy and forward animals continued with a sharper tone to the demand pushing prices upwards by up to €30/head at yesterday’s live sales at the marts.
Fri, 25 Jul, 2008
THE welcome change in the lamb price trend has continued this week, with improvements of 5 to 10 cents/kg reflected in the processors’ quoted prices.
Thu, 19 Jun, 2008
THERE was a sense of relief for lamb producers as prices steadied this week after recent market turmoil had robbed their profit margins.
Thu, 01 May, 2008
Marts: Producer confidence in beef is driving trade for the heavy beef animals to record heights as they edge up and up, as a result of competition and tight supplies on offer at the live sales.
Fri, 04 Apr, 2008
HOGGET prices are showing gains of at least 10 cents/kg (4p/lb) at factories this week, while prices being offered for scarce supplies of new season lamb are unchanged.
Thu, 03 Apr, 2008
VERY little movement in lamb prices over the past week, but at least any shift has been upwards, although scarce and slow.
Thu, 13 Mar, 2008
Marts: There was strong demand for beef animals, especially for the quality stock, at yesterday's mart sales with the good sores also selling well.
Fri, 07 Dec, 2007
Marts: There was a strong export trade for the top quality weanlings for the Italian market at a Show and Sale at Kilmallock Mart where up to €675 over was paid for the tops of the continental bulls.
Sat, 06 Oct, 2007
LAMB prices are continuing to ease back with weaker trade at factories and marts undermining the boost that resulted from the most recent outbreaks of foot and mouth in Britain.
Wed, 26 Sep, 2007
BIGGER sales of cattle met with steady or improved trading for quality bullocks and heifers, but prices for plainer lots were not maintained at the marts yesterday.
Fri, 21 Sep, 2007
A Charolais weanling bull weighing 460kg sold for €1,000 after winning the overall championship at the annual weanling show and sale at Macroom Mart.
Wed, 29 Aug, 2007
THERE are positive signs for sheep farmers, although the best that can be said for sure yet is that the pace of the price decline has eased.
Thu, 02 Aug, 2007
There was a noticeable fall off in the number of beef animals on offer at the mart sales yesterday — which may help to restore stability to beef prices — and a good selling trade for the quality bullocks.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2007
Marts: A pen of five lambs weighing 52kg were sold for €102/head after winning the overall championship at the Annual Sheep Fat Stock Show and Sale at Bandon Mart yesterday.
Fri, 08 Dec, 2006
The strong trade for the quality bullocks was maintained yesterday, while demand for plainer lots was mixed depending on location, and heifers sold well at mart sales.
Fri, 03 Nov, 2006
Marts: The trade for store bullocks eased back a little — prices for quality forward cattle were maintained — while heifers were an improved trade at the mart sales, where there were big offerings of stock at all sales yesterday.
Fri, 20 Oct, 2006
Marts: Heavy continental bullocks were a superb trade at Bandon Mart yesterday where up to €510 over €/kg was paid for choice lots at one of the largest sales of cattle at the centre for some time.
Fri, 06 Oct, 2006
Marts: There was a livelier trade for bullocks and heifers at mart sales yesterday where there was a bigger attendance of customers for the small entries of stock on offer.
Fri, 11 Aug, 2006
Thu, 03 Aug, 2006
Trade for beef cattle was easier as the lower prices at the factories was passed down the line at yesterday’s mart sales.
Fri, 21 Jul, 2006
The dry weather is continuing to have a significant influence on the trade for store cattle, particularly for the lighter and younger animals for which demand is weak.
Fri, 14 Jul, 2006